When you picture total body and mind relaxation, a massage comes to mind. Lying on a comfortable table in a room full of soothing sounds and pleasant smells while a licensed massage therapist massages your pain and stress away is the ultimate in pampering. Massage therapy services come with a variety of benefits that you can’t get from any other spa treatment.
In a busy, modern life, it can be easy to get caught up in all the things you have to do. You have to go to work, make plans with friends, date, take care of kids, maintain relationships, and the list goes on and on. All of these are important responsibilities, but sometimes life can feel crazy and hectic.
Getting a massage lets you take some time away from all that to relax and unwind. Spending 30 to 90 minutes enjoying professional massage therapy services allows you to take your mind off your long list of things to do. When you leave the sanctuary of the spa, your relaxed mind will help you tackle that to-do list with ease.
Tension can build up in your muscles for a number of reasons, but the biggest culprit is stress. Stress comes from a wide variety of places – maybe your mother-in-law is visiting for a week or you have a big report due at work – causing tense muscles, specifically in your head, neck, shoulders, and upper back.
Although massage therapists can’t wave a magic wand and create a perfect relationship with your mother-in-law, they can use their experience and knowledge to ease some of your body’s tension. Indulging in a massage to melt away tension can help with headaches or jaw pain and even help keep you from furrowing your brow.
Massage therapy services to help with muscle pain comes in many forms. Whether you have an injury or surgery, stiffness from exercise, soreness from pregnancy, or general aches and pains, a soothing massage can help ease pain. According to the Arthritis Foundation, some massage techniques can even help with the symptoms of arthritis to relieve pain and improve range of motion in the joints.
It is no mystery why a massage helps with muscle and joint pain. A licensed professional who knows a variety of techniques – from deep tissue to Swedish to reflexology – can use their expertise to find the sore places and ease the muscles into relaxation.
Marilyn Monroe Spas’ Massage Experts
As a full-service salon and spa, Marilyn Monroe Spas offers a variety of massage options to meet our clients’ needs.
The following are some of the popular massages that we offer:
- Marilyn’s Signature Massage
- Relaxation Massage
- Hot Oil Scalp Massage
- Maternity Massage
- Marilyn’s Signature Fassage™
We also offer add-ons to any service, massage, or otherwise, including things like paraffin wax and aromatherapy.